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The Economy in 1000* Emoji

Since none of you seem to be on Ello, and since why should BI get all the fun, I’m reposting this here.

The Economy In 1000* Emoji… 211 more words

The true true size of Africa - Cartography

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LAST month Kai Krause, a computer-graphics guru, caused a stir with a map entitled “The True Size of Africa” 360 more words


Second Earth

Donald Worster helped us discussing the significance of the European discovery of the New World for global environmental history and natural resource use with his RCC Lunchtime Colloquium on “Second Earth: Thinking about Environmental History on a Planetary Scale”: 12 more words

Time Scale

Compare Countries - How big is your home really?

I found this great site called comparea where you can compare the size of different locations (countires, provinces, states).

Anyway I’ve always been fascinated about the fact that there are more people in California (39.04 million) than Canada (34.88 million). 417 more words


Frysk, Frisian: A profile of the Fryske Akademy & Mercator Research Centre

Frisian, or Frysk, is a small Germanic language located in the northern part of the Nederlands. in the province of Fryslan, just across the water and polders from Amsterdam and Holland. 598 more words